Chris “Beanie” Wells, Weatherman?

July 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Apparently earning millions of dollars isn’t enough anymore. Maybe it just doesn’t go as far (it certainly would be nice to find out, though). More than likely, professional athletes have extra time to burn and when they are not playing, they get bored.
Cardinal running back Beanie Wells is the latest to try his hand at a career not in his sport. According to a tweet by Darren Urban, azcardinals.com writer, today (July 7, 2010) during the five pm Channel 12 newscast, Wells will be giving the weather report.
I, for one, will be sure to record that. It could be quite entertaining to watch him in front of the green screen.
Wells is hardly the first athlete to try something different during their playing career. Our local (and formerly local) pro athletes have been at it for a while.
Steve Nash and Jared Dudley have been on the more serious side of things. Nash has a successful video production company and Dudley is making news with his JMZ reporting (and ...

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